Fiction

Streets of Paris

Friday Flash Fiction is hosting EDINBURGH FESTIVAL COMPETITION, 2020 which is now under way. If interested, you all can SUBMIT via THE STORYBOXON THE SUBMISSIONS PAGE My entry for the Edinburgh Festival Competition, 2020 I wanted to share this 100-word story with you all which got published on Friday Flash Fiction. You can read it here-… Continue reading Streets of Paris

Writers' Den, Writing Prompt

Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 2

Hey all! It is Tuesday already, the previous week did pass in a jiffy. I am very thankful to everyone for receiving Twenty-Word Tuesday so wonderfully and giving it all the love and support that I could have only wished for. Last week's prompt was - Dreams. If you haven't had a chance to read… Continue reading Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 2

Writers' Den, Writing Prompt

Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 1

Writing short and word-limited pieces for a prompt always helps to get over the writer's block and it gives a momentary (and much needed) escape to your mind to let those creative juices flowing, freely. Also, writing 20-words doesn't take much time so you can always go back to your work with a refreshed mind.… Continue reading Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 1

Fiction

Three lines tale: Storyteller

He had never seen the sea, ever, he had lost his eyesight before that opportunity but his ears were sharp enough to distinguish every possible musical note even the ones which emanated from the deep abyss of the sea and surfaced only with the unruly waves of the ocean. That is how he recognized everyone,… Continue reading Three lines tale: Storyteller

Food

Minimalist Indian Cooking: Samosas

Namaste lovely people! How are you doing lately? In all honesty, the monsoon over here has triggered my cravings further and has left me in the mood for some lip-smacking savory goodness. Hence, here I am sharing another fabulous dish from my homeland. Today's dish is Samosa. It is a fried or baked pastry with… Continue reading Minimalist Indian Cooking: Samosas

Fiction

Memories

I am very happy to share with you guys my short fiction piece- Memories, it got published by The Drabble. I would love to know what you think about this one. Also, please check them out, I am sure you will love what they have to share. Photo by Sergiu Vălenaș on Unsplash By Akanksha… Continue reading Memories

Publish, Writers' Den

Submission avenues for writers & poets for July’2020

Hi peeps! The submission resources for July'2020 for writers and poets are in. Get ready to submit. As requested, I have also included a lead for all those who write in Hindi. I'll try to include more in the subsequent months. Please read the detailed submission guidelines for every magazine/journal before submitting your work. Setu… Continue reading Submission avenues for writers & poets for July’2020

Fiction

Dreamcatcher

A strong wind generated from the fluttering of her dainty wings carried the most beautiful earthy scent of hope. The wind traveled far, crossing the mountains and the high seas, only to reach him, and as it touched his tear-stained cheeks, the fragrance spread over his existence like a warm blanket and his emptiness retreated… Continue reading Dreamcatcher